Jordan jet was not shot down by IS group: US military

A still image released by the Islamic State group's branch in Raqa on jihadist websites on December 24, 2014 purportedly shows an IS group's fighter showing pieces of a warplane from the US-led coalition that the group shot downThe United States dismissed Wednesday a claim by the Islamic State jihadist group that it had shot down a Jordanian F-16 fighter flying with US-led coalition forces, which crashed in eastern Syria. “Evidence clearly indicates that ISIL did not down the aircraft as the terrorist organization is claiming,” said US Central Command, the body overseeing the coalition air war over Iraq and Syria.

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